Pennsylvania DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Pennsylvania? Before you cruise around the new neighborhood, add updating the Department of Motor Vehicles to your moving to-do list. In some states, you have less than 30 days to update your driving records and/or vehicle registration, so now's the time to act!

But don't worry - we've got your back. We've compiled everything you need to know about updating your driving records with your new residential or mailing address. You'll be able to head out with the car keys from the day you officially call Pennsylvania home.

To begin, select from the following

Pennsylvania Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Pennsylvania?

Yes

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my driver's license records?

No

Will the state of Pennsylvania issue me a new driver's license or ID card?

No

Where can I complete my driver's license change of address?

You're in luck! You can easily complete your change of address online through Pennsylvania's Change of Address System. Or, you can complete your change of address in person at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

A fan of snail mail? You can also complete your change of address by mail here:

Bureau of Motor Vehicles
P. O. Box 68287
Harrisburg, PA 17106-8287

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

When do I need to complete my driver's license change of address?

Act fast - you'll need to report your change of address within 15 days of your move.

Pennsylvania Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Pennsylvania?

Yes

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my vehicle registration records?

No

Where can I complete my vehicle registration change of address?

You'll be happy about this one: You can easily complete your change of address online through Pennsylvania's Change of Address System.

Or, you can complete your change of address in person at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Like to do things the old-fashioned way? You can also complete your change of address by mail here:

Bureau of Motor Vehicles
P. O. Box 68287
Harrisburg, PA 17106-8287

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

When do I need to complete my vehicle registration change of address?

Don't sit on it - you'll need to report your change of address within 15 days of your move.

Pennsylvania Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to get a new driver's license?

Yes

Where can I get a new driver's license?

We hate to say it, but you'll need to visit the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Services are not available online.

What will I need?

When do I need to get a new driver's license?

Act fast - you'll need to visit the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation office within 60 days of your move.

Do I need to take a driving test?

Nope. Save your real driving skills for the road.

Is there a fee?

Ah, the age old question. Costs vary. Visit the fees page for more information.

Pennsylvania Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to register my vehicle?

Yes

Where can I register my vehicle?

You'll need to visit the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in person. Sorry to say, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • Your vehicle title
  • Proof of Identification
  • A valid title for the vehicle(s) you want to register, issued in your name from your previous state
  • A tracing of the vehicle identification number (VIN) or the verification of the VIN by an inspection mechanic or notary public at a dealership or issuing agent
  • Appropriate title, lien, registration fees and sales tax (if applicable)
  • If you are titling and registering a leased vehicle, the leasing company will also be required to complete a MV-1Lform.

When do I need to register my vehicle?

Don't sit on it - you'll need to register your vehicle within 20 days of your move.

Is there a fee?

We don't fault you for asking. Costs vary. Visit the fees page for more information.

Is an emission test required?

Yes. Visit Pennsylvania's Emission Inspection page for more information.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

No. Visit New York's Insurance Requirements page to learn more.

Pennsylvania Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Pennsylvania?

No. When you receive a license from your new state, Pennsylvania will automatically cancel your driver license.

Pennsylvania Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Pennsylvania?

No

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my vehicle registration records?

No

Do I need to return my license plates?

Yes. Unfortunately, you won't be able to save them for the grandkids. You can return them here:

Bureau of Motor Vehicles - Return Tag Unit
P.O. Box 68597
Harrisburg, PA 17106-8597

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